The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 151 152 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.20% 15.20% 9.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.09% 16.63% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 88 50
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
791 914 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.09% 91.40% 88.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 404 372
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 118 (36.88%) JavaScript
2 116 (36.25%) .NET
3 114 (35.63%) C#
4 106 (33.13%) HTML
5 92 (28.75%) CSS
6 72 (22.50%) SQL
7 71 (22.19%) SQL Server
8 63 (19.69%) Microsoft
8 63 (19.69%) MVC
9 61 (19.06%) ASP.NET
10 60 (18.75%) jQuery
11 59 (18.44%) HTML5
12 57 (17.81%) Java
13 54 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (14.69%) Web Services
14 47 (14.69%) Windows
15 46 (14.38%) XML
16 39 (12.19%) Web Development
17 37 (11.56%) .NET Framework
17 37 (11.56%) SharePoint
18 36 (11.25%) T-SQL
19 35 (10.94%) CSS3
20 33 (10.31%) Visual Studio
21 31 (9.69%) Security Cleared
22 30 (9.38%) Spring
23 28 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
24 27 (8.44%) SC Cleared
24 27 (8.44%) TDD
24 27 (8.44%) MS Excel
25 26 (8.13%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (11.56%) SharePoint
2 22 (6.88%) SharePoint Server
3 19 (5.94%) CMS
4 8 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (2.19%) Node.js
6 6 (1.88%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.88%) IIS
6 6 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.94%) WordPress
8 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.94%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.63%) Liferay
9 2 (0.63%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.63%) Drupal
10 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPEL
10 1 (0.31%) Confluence
10 1 (0.31%) Moodle
Applications
1 27 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.25%) MS Office
3 6 (1.88%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.25%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.31%) Simulink
6 1 (0.31%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 10 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.94%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.25%) PaaS
3 3 (0.94%) SaaS
3 3 (0.94%) GitHub
4 2 (0.63%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) Force.com
5 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.06%) LDAP
2 6 (1.88%) IPv4
2 6 (1.88%) IPv6
3 5 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.25%) Internet
5 3 (0.94%) DNS
5 3 (0.94%) HTTP
6 2 (0.63%) GPRS
7 1 (0.31%) SONET
7 1 (0.31%) Intranet
7 1 (0.31%) SDH
7 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.19%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (6.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (6.56%) MySQL
5 17 (5.31%) OLAP
6 16 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (4.69%) QlikView
8 14 (4.38%) DTS
9 12 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (3.75%) IDOL
9 12 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.50%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.56%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.25%) PowerCenter
13 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.94%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.94%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (10.31%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (3.75%) GDB
5 11 (3.44%) Subversion
6 10 (3.13%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.50%) Selenium
8 6 (1.88%) Grunt
9 5 (1.56%) Firebug
10 4 (1.25%) Maven
10 4 (1.25%) NUnit
10 4 (1.25%) Toad
10 4 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (1.25%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.25%) MSTest
10 4 (1.25%) JIRA
10 4 (1.25%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.94%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.94%) JBehave
12 2 (0.63%) JUnit
General
1 22 (6.88%) Finance
2 11 (3.44%) Publishing
3 8 (2.50%) Marketing
4 4 (1.25%) Banking
4 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.94%) Advertising
6 2 (0.63%) Billing
6 2 (0.63%) Games
6 2 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) German Language
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (36.25%) .NET
2 106 (33.13%) HTML
3 92 (28.75%) CSS
4 61 (19.06%) ASP.NET
5 60 (18.75%) jQuery
6 59 (18.44%) HTML5
7 47 (14.69%) Web Services
8 46 (14.38%) XML
9 37 (11.56%) .NET Framework
10 35 (10.94%) CSS3
11 30 (9.38%) Spring
12 25 (7.81%) Ajax
13 23 (7.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 22 (6.88%) WCF
15 20 (6.25%) JSON
16 18 (5.63%) Hibernate
16 18 (5.63%) KnockoutJS
17 17 (5.31%) AngularJS
17 17 (5.31%) SOAP
18 16 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.00%) Open Source
2 11 (3.44%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.81%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.81%) Digital Media
4 6 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.56%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.56%) Physics
6 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.25%) W3C
6 4 (1.25%) Graphic Design
7 3 (0.94%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.94%) Wiki
7 3 (0.94%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.94%) GIS
8 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.63%) SCORM
8 2 (0.63%) Social Media
8 2 (0.63%) iPhone
9 1 (0.31%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.31%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.69%) Windows
2 23 (7.19%) Linux
3 18 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (5.31%) UNIX
5 10 (3.13%) Android
6 8 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.94%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.94%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.63%) Debian
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.31%) webOS
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.31%) AIX
10 1 (0.31%) Solaris
10 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.69%) MVC
2 54 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (12.19%) Web Development
4 27 (8.44%) TDD
5 26 (8.13%) OO
5 26 (8.13%) Unit Testing
6 24 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (7.19%) Workflow
8 22 (6.88%) Scrum
9 20 (6.25%) ETL
10 17 (5.31%) BDD
11 15 (4.69%) Software Engineering
12 14 (4.38%) Document Management
13 12 (3.75%) CRM
14 11 (3.44%) E-Commerce
14 11 (3.44%) Data Modelling
15 10 (3.13%) OOD
15 10 (3.13%) Embedded Software Development
16 9 (2.81%) Android Development
16 9 (2.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 118 (36.88%) JavaScript
2 114 (35.63%) C#
3 72 (22.50%) SQL
4 57 (17.81%) Java
5 36 (11.25%) T-SQL
6 21 (6.56%) PHP
7 16 (5.00%) C
8 13 (4.06%) C++
9 9 (2.81%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.19%) Embedded C
10 7 (2.19%) Python
11 5 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.25%) VBA
12 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.25%) Fortran
13 3 (0.94%) R
13 3 (0.94%) Perl
13 3 (0.94%) VB
13 3 (0.94%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (9.69%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.44%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.13%) Degree
4 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) CIMA
5 1 (0.31%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.44%) SLA
2 4 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.25%) WCAG
3 3 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 63 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.56%) Oracle
3 12 (3.75%) Cisco
3 12 (3.75%) Meridio
4 9 (2.81%) Sencha
4 9 (2.81%) Twitter
5 8 (2.50%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.19%) Informatica
7 6 (1.88%) SAP
7 6 (1.88%) Yahoo!
8 5 (1.56%) Zend
8 5 (1.56%) IBM
8 5 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.25%) Alterian
9 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.25%) Google
9 4 (1.25%) Omniture
10 3 (0.94%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.94%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.94%) Open Text
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